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General Advertiser (Newspaper) - February 24, 1746, London, Middlesex Deal> ,&ruary 22. fRfcTCBD' TmMaMv's Sloop the S^Jf^if^^-^b-o* -w^-*,* Fe^Bma Criiwci W re- *k* ^ey h^allwpttpoW rejed. IfVthePre- main with the Men of War, and \> tbe Privateers, 9s mention'd in I Grsvefetia, Feb. 22.. Pafs'd; by Lady Elizatfctbf Grout j the ' tady Elizabeth, Barnes ; Young William, Menders, from Ara-fterd&m i Silver Eel, Rulai, from Friezland j Hope, Fore^'from Zurickzee ; Dunkirk, Smith, from Dort; and the Bold Forrefter, Gardner, from a Cruize. Fahaoutbr,pd. 19. Since my laft arrived the Warren GaUy Privateer^ Capt. Wilton, from Plymouth ; Peace, Adriane ; New Young Sproute, Bartelfe, from Cork, for �urickzee % John ana Jane, Fretah,. from London, for Jamaica; Two Brothers, from Chichefter ; Ellis, Francis, from London r Collier, Gregory, from .Pool; the Clara, Cook, from ^ime, for Madeira; St. Andreas, Heldens, from Portfmouth, for Oporto. Pool, Feb, zju Came in Elizabeth, Pike, from London. | At Stakes, the George Privateer, Cleiand, bound upon a ' Craize. Wind Eatt. Southampton, Feb. 21. Sailed the Two Brothers, for Guernzcy; and the Friend** Delight, and the Charming Betty, for Jerzey. N.W. Censes, FebK z 1. Sailed King's of Brentford, Skinner, for Dublin; the Arrent, Salary, from Newcaftle, for New York. On the zoth came^ in, having loll her Anchors in North Yarmouth Read, the James and Anne, Lcflie, from Leith for Campvefe. Sailed the Leifdadig-heyd, Quaft, for Surinam j and the Helena, for Bayonne. Juft now came in the Agatha Maria, Young, from Rotterdam, for Dublin. Wind N.W. The Daniel, Somerfet, from South Carolina is arriv'd at Plymouth.' Ibe following Letter, written to the btiendant of Provence by M. Dagay, bis Deputy at Draguinan, bat been fullijbed at larit. 1 My Lord, � The firft Ufe I make bf the Liberty the Auftriaiis * have left us in," is to inform you of the" End of our Cala- * mides, the woful Remembrance of which will not eafily * be forgot in this Country. I will fend at more Leifure ' the Detail of burSafenngs, and of my own In parttcu- * lar, which. I ihall a long Time feel. I cannot think of t 1747. "Tbt Compliment paid to. the Dauphin: fs,' in. ber Pajfage thro' Strasburgk, by Profeffbr Scborpftein, in the Name of the Uit! have been too partial, arid that bf"tftrechr in particular, but very imperfectly anfwer'd (he End of the War to which it put a Condufion., Yefterday Advice came that the Leicester Packet, with the. Weft India Mails of December and January, failed from Falmouth. The Colchefter, Capt. Wood, for India ; Adventure, Peele, for Africa ; Albania, Collier , andFeron; SutelifFe, for Jamaica ; and feveral other Ships, that were'forced from their Anchors in the Downs, are all fafely arrived at Plymouth. The Sarah and Anne, Hubbard, from London to .the Leeward Iflands, who went out with Commodore Legg, and was feparated in bad Weather, is put into Wfrterford in Irejabd. And The Neptune, Morefton, for St. Kitts, who failed at the fame lime, is putintb Cork. The Port Royal Packet, Wadbam, from Carolina to London, foundered at Sea; the Crew got into their Boat, and after being twelve Days at Sea, they happily got on Shoar on the Ifland of Bermudas. Yefterday came Advice, that the Lively Sloep, bound [ ^from Falmouth to London, laden with Tin, is taken by the French, and carried into Dunkirk. | At the fame time were taken two other Sloops, one la-ien with Com, and the other with Timber. On Saturday laft the Right Hon. the Earl of Crawford, ] arrived at Southampton, on board the Dove Cut er, Capt. Laws, from Flanders. This Day wijl be iffued out at thev Pay-Office, Whitehall, 30 Days Subfiftance to his Majefty's Guards, Garri-fons, and Land Forces, viz. from the 24th of February to the 25th of March. A Bill is ordered into Parliament for-^he better Prefer-vation and Improvement of the River Wear, and Pbrt and Haven of Sunderland m the County of Durham. We hear For certain that three of the fix Regiments which aije- now ^jod-fopt^' at Cork, are not t� land in England, but only touch at Spithead, and procead di-reftly to Flanders, viz. the Royal, Lord John Murray's, and%ragg's. OnFrwaylaft the Hargrave Privateer, Cap*.Sivans, was tow'd into Southampton, having loft her Rudder in the late bad Weather. 1 We hear, that about 20 of th�/Rebel P.ifoners, who have been confin'd at TUb,ury Foft, have been lately dif-'charged through his Mafe'fty's Clepiency. We hear, the Artful Huflwd, which, was to be reviy'd at the Theatre Royal in Drarv-lane-on Thurfday the 5 th of March, for the Benefit of Mrs. Wofirngton, will (al the particular Defire of feveral Ladies of Quality) be pej-form'd there onT-uefday next, for her Benefit. A new Chapel of Eafe is going to be founded and erected in Wednesfiddin the Parifli of Woolverhampton in the County of Stafford, fpr the greater Conveniency of the Parishioners,, who live remote from the Parifh �hu ch. Yefterday the worlhipful Company of Pewterers complimented Mr. Sparrow, their Clerk, who was lately chofen Secretary to'the Iriftj Society,' with the Freedom of that Company. On Sunday raft died, at his Lodgings near Hide Park Corner, in the 87th Year of his Age, John Williams, Efq; a Gentleman of gpod Fortune near Holywell in Wales; Yefterday died Mr. Neate, an Apothecary in Friday-ftrcet, a Perfon of confiderable BufnWs, and good Cha-' racter. v ^5n Wednefday laft died, after "one Day's Hlnefs, Mrs. Wilfon, Wife of Mr, Wilfijn, a wealthy Baker in Hedge-Lane, where he had lived 40 Years. On the Friday following, in the Afternoon, Mr. Wilfon Mmfelf died-. A^d Laft( Night their Bodies/vere interr'd together in one Grave, in �V ^T4>ap�l t-hurch yard, Weftminfter, in a , very handfome manner. . Yefterday Ihe Seffions began at G.uildliall 5 and To-* morrow they will begin at the Seffiqas Houfe in the Old-;3Baily. On Saturday Night Capt. Mofs, CommaDd"" of a Vtf-fel in the River,'wsi'ftopt in Lemon-ftrfeef by three Fellows, who robb'd^m of two Guineas a'irid about. 8 s. in Silver. - : " - ; - ^ ... OnJ Friday laft about 6 b'Clock in the; Evening, Mr.. , Forrell a. Perriwjgmaker, was Jl6pt ;in flie Long Fields' I behind- BeJTord, B6.uftr by tw� RufHans, who prefented 'each a Piftol, robb'd him �f Z7 s- and u'3'jj fiim very bar-llbVotifly for befrig tedkus, as they laid, in delivering his ''Money. Canterbury, Feb. 21. Laft Tuefdaywas committed r.0y I'M�idftpj�e,-Q9al,L William -Freeman, charg'dt with felo-nioufly ftealing out of jus Majefty's Stores at Sheernefi about One hundred and a hail Weight of Copper, the Goods of dur ^OveieigQ Lord the King. Bripl,Fib:tvi Monday laft'died; at ly^Houire in5t; I; James's Baitap^ia^dJiltear of^.Age*. Mr, Chafies |;Har'tjfof^, ane^ent WJho1efa&Gio�e&. and.confideTaie "Merchant, of this City.-He was a Perfon of a moft, dif- tmgttifljysBepOTtmewandT'efnpfcr i **t%ti\ dulgenJ HolErttrKr^ a^d bono^ra^^, ,. when living i^riiverially belovecf, iio% regretted. 'Mefday a Woman drefe'din 10tfr Apparf,,., _CB=^.. Bp-and committed to Bride\veilf without L^�^i^|Qa*e, on a violent Snfpicion of H^rie-fteadiflg. '> ' The laoe Day one John Hunt, a Matcfv ^hp dnced himfelf very much, Dy;a'n;rffdole1tf |M^le_;J died in the open ShambleV, ffipposV to have pe"riiu^d;for And on Wednefday a Man belcn^ging to ^Soap-hojo^m Chriftmas-ftreet, fell downH Pair of Stairs'and'btofe bis JMeclc . ' '. Came in fince out laft, the Baltimore1, Breeding, Jamaica j who fjoke the 6th ult.-wkh Commodore Wit*. chefi, with feven Men of War^.then cruiamg betweea Cape Maes an3 Cape"Sr. Nicholas, in order tPrbitercept-the Trade to and from Hifpahiola ; fo that the Report, of his having taken 20 of the Martinieo Fieer; 0m&4O' be without Foundation, or elfe they moft have^een talfen by Coin mbdore Lee. The Gonfta"ntinf, Reed, mention'd ih our laft>tor rivV from &c. to the Vale bf eoocfl. . :-^,.-',.-yp.1dh-^m: � The Delawar. Taylor, from JawaickfoP|ihiladeiphJa, wastakenby a French PriVateerj a'nd afrehJv^rTt^faken by a Rhode-Ifland Privateer, but was afterwards ioft-x>n Cape Henlopen. - � � *' S C O T L A. N D. . . ,   Edinburgh, Feb. 16. On Tuefday 14ft the RT|htltcav the Lord London returned again to In^frnefe. rr  , �--On Thurfday laft a nielancfeolly Acddenfr happerf'tf/^St. Broughton in the Suburbs of this City, to one Robei^Ji-van a Brewer's Servant, who, as he was emplby^mtbe Brewery WoTk, had the Misfortune-to llipa.Foot and fau into a boiling Cauldron with Wort, by which his: whole Body, except his Face, was fcalded % however^ being vigorous Man he had gbtoutof the'Cauldrbni before^aiiy Perfon came to his Affiftance. - And it being th9Qgh�h^ could as yet recover, Application was djfectty rhadejfrlj^ Managers of the Royal J^ifirmary, who figned an Order for tranfporting him thither j" batt'inhis' Way, his Strength and Spirits failing him, he expired at the Caldron, in the moft exquiftte Torments. We hear, that Skelton's Reginjent � to be ft^tion'dat Dundee, Aberbrothock and Mgn^ofe j:P�ce> at Glaf; goW; and L^'sfiie^imentat^StirKng^v : ., Betwixt Satarday Night and^mi ^Alii^'we^Bave had a fevere Stnrm of Wind a$d'4jMio? ^1 ^^^onamg we are informed ievexal Wr�^'hive Bee^ca^ ^j^^faj^ Sands betwixt Leith and Muffel^fir|h. ."Tj^re "i-f'^^et Yefterday Morning the Trafh^orfs^frdin Shields arrived] in Leith Road, to receive the four Regiments brdejeS^to embark for Flanders, viz. Fleming's Regiment je^icht came on Tuefday laft. from Aberdeen to BTont,ifIatid, jhe Scots Fuzileers/ who "are* 'marc^irig by Alloa.and-^tio^ thither, ConwayVReg;itriefit and the_OId"Bo&l"... \ Laft Week died fuddenly,- as he was ftanding-on the Shore, Mr. Hugh Crawford, Land-Waiter at the- PbrTo| Leith, which OfHce he held for many Years mXttLW'ffix Character. I R vE L A Nv D. Dublin, Feb. 14. It is, faid,;that Sir^hnXigoniea^s Horie, and General Hamilton-'s Dragoons,, came lnto-omr Bay Yefterday Evening,, and that Billets are preparing fox their Reception. *** Laft Sunday was interr'd in a Vault jn S^t. Geore^ Church, the Remains of William Flemrog.^Efej. ^ftl monly called Lord Slane, whtf had an Annual. Penfipn.pi three hpndred Poands"4rom his Majefiy. iTae Defanc^s Uncle had the Misfortune to have' bc^;fo muchtfKal^d meetfSgi. Ufage heejtgeaed, tqoka TourtdSjaitr, :w*er*Hf gota, Regiment, whieKhp kept tsolve^'^s^^ii^^mf cMan^trlI �ot*$N ?. Ujngfihce he rttamedw^is native- $SilfM^rU"f^ I inmtifalaB Dferattrand Penflbifes'rK^wloWJi "; Bnly Child,'1 Chrrftopher, who was marwgj|'SWi ' of Ireland. '> .' -",>,.�  - - � ; �� v a 14th a rSthr; DTffo New"^. "Ea$ 1 half& .j: dithi.:, Ditto'^74^ 4* /vex Cent. Anndtiefe3'7 81j\ ;|tgRk 103. &%yiyjLtent<)8 * Price, tqi^pa Awtance. ditto j 1. SeVen^ jjh:.,Cent.-^?a| :Kye jfci'Ceirf..,di^io^Pl^ce.' V ERT1S&M EN TS art wken in tor'this Eaper,Lloyp's Coffbs-Housb, ;